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Body Mass Index

What is BMI?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated from your weight and height. It shows how your weight (in kilograms) compares to others of the same height (in meters), age and gender.



Weight (kg)

Height2 (m2)

BMI is highly correlated with body fat. It should be between 20 to 27.

Classification of Obesity

Degree of Obesity

% Above Ideal Body Weight


Medical Risk


< 20%










Moderate to high

Severe or Morbid

>100% or 

> 100 lbs


Very high

If you are interested in more detailed information on BMI, below is a list of useful links:

bulletBMI Calculator
bulletBMI chart - men
bulletBMI chart - women
bulletBMI chart - boys
bulletBMI chart - girls

More Resources about Weight Loss

If you are interested in finding out the best way of determining your ideal weight, below are a few useful links for you to follow. Please let us know if you find any thing better than what we know here. We are happy to list them here too.

bulletIdeal Weight - What should be your ideal weight?
bulletHolistic Weight Loss is the unique energy fasting program offered at Eastern Healing Center.
bulletPi Gu Healing helps to reduce the appetite and shrink the stomach by charging the energy to the body.
bulletPi Gu Diet is a unique diet program which is regulated by the level of the energy in the body.
bulletHolistic Healing Functions page shows you how we target the underline causes of any weight gain conditions universally.
bulletEssence Tai Chi is a Yang style Tai Chi routine which consists of 15 movements. It can be learned in 8 hours. When practiced, it only takes 4 minutes and needs a 6'x6' flat space.
bullet"Evened Emotions Decrease Overeating" is one of our strengths in managing the appropriate appetite.
bulletSuccessful weight loss stories page shares with you a series of live cases.
bulletAcupuncture research on weight loss

The information of BMI has been compiled by Eastern Healing Center for your convenience. If you need up-to-date information about BMI, please find the it from CDC or WHO.


Eastern Healing Center provides Qigong healing, Pi Gu healing, Holistic Weight Loss, Distance Healing, Acupuncture and Tai Chi in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Potomac, and Germantown in Montgomery county, Maryland, and the whole Washington DC area.

Eastern Healing Center is located near the Old Towne Gaithersburg. Our office is only about 1 mile north to Rockville; 12 miles north to Bethesda, Silver Spring and Wheaton; 4 miles south to Germantwon and 6 miles east to Potomac. Gaithersburg is at the center of Montgomery county, Maryland. Montgomery County is a suburban county located in the state of Maryland, north of Washington DC.

Gaithersburg is surrounded by Rockville, Takoma Park, Barnesville, Bethesda, Brookeville, Chevy Chase, Darnestown, Germantown, Glen Echo, Kensington, Kentlands, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Potomac, Silver Spring, Wheaton, etc.


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